The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor (MP) on Friday, August 5, 2022, commissioned a modernized community fitted with first-class roads, health, education, and religious infrastructure for residents of New Biung and New Accra in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region.
The eco-friendly and well-laid-out community which was constructed by the mining firm Cardinal Namdini Mining Limited was in adherence with the Minerals and Mining Act of 2006 (Act 703) and the Minerals and Mining (Compensation and Resettlement) Regulations, 2012 (L.I. 2175) which enjoins mining companies to resettle persons who will be affected by their mining operations.
Addressing a gathering of Chiefs and residents at the ceremony, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor commended the mining firm for delivering on the resettlement plan it agreed on with the Ministry and the Minerals Commission.
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